Chief Executive Officer
Access Bank (Ghana) Ltd
Olumide Olatunji is the Managing Director of Access Bank Ghana Plc. He has over two decades of experience in banking, having held various high-level positions in both Corporate and Commercial Banking and worked in various markets across the sub-region.
Olumide joined Access Bank Ghana as Managing Director at a time when the banking space in Ghana was volatile and unattractive to many. He led Access Bank Ghana to emerge a stronger Bank despite the financial turbulence, moving from 14th position in the banking sector, to its current 7th position.
In his previous role as the Group Head of Commercial Banking Division in Access Bank Plc in Lagos, Olumide provided strong leadership in building and overseeing key strategic relationships for business success and growth.
Prior to joining Access Bank in 2012, Olumide worked as the Assistant General Manager for Corporate Banking in Skye Bank Plc in Nigeria and later was appointed as its pioneer Managing Director in Sierra Leone (2006-2011). During his tenor as Managing Director, Olumide is credited with the instrumental role he played in driving the Bank’s business and growth strategies to make it profitable.
He is recognized as a result-oriented and astute banker after building an enviable career working for Guaranty Trust Bank Nigeria and Bond Bank Nigeria, where he garnered experience in the Commercial Banking, Public Sector and Corporate Banking divisions (1998-2005). He has also served on several boards including Access Bank Rwanda and Access Bank in DRC.
Mr. Olatunji is an alumnus of Bangor Business School, Bangor University, Wales and University of Lagos, Nigeria. He holds an MBA from both universities and has gone through several management trainings including Orchestrating Winning Performance from International Institute for Management Development (IMD), Singapore.